As Chargers Leave, PR Director Stays In San Diego With Wife, Family
The San Diego Chargers' decision to move to Los Angeles affects more than just the team's players and fans. For Bill Johnston, former Chargers public relations director, it meant leaving his job to stay with his wife, who is battling Huntington's disease.
Steve Young Remembers His Days As The USFL's $40 Million Man
Before Steve Young played in the NFL and won three Supers Bowls, he signed with the USFL's L.A. Express. These days, Young loves telling stories about the fans who led chants against him, opponents who could overhear him in the huddle and at least one indicted owner.
A Look At Tech Failures In Sports
Sports continue to rely more and more on technology. Leagues are adding sophisticated replay systems for officials. Coaches are counting on computers to help them make decisions during games. Stadiums are powering huge facilities to support crowds. But sometimes technology breaks down.
24 Hours In Haiti: Ricky Jean Francois Jumps From NFL To Hurricane Relief
Hours after playing against the Baltimore Ravens, Washington defensive end Ricky Jean Francois got a text from his teammate Pierre Garçon. It was an invitation to deliver medical supplies to Haiti. The next morning, Francois got in Washington owner Dan Snyder's private jet. Francois tells the story of his journey to Bill Littlefield.
3 Stories: Bumgarner's Brilliance, NFL Ratings, Jumbotron Proposals
Is Madison Bumgarner the best postseason pitcher of his generation? Should the NFL be worried about its declining viewership? And should people stop proposing for marriage at sporting events? Erik Malinowski of Bleacher Report and Claire McNear of The Ringer join Bill Littlefield.
The Cappuccino Machine That May Have Cost The Panthers Super Bowl XXXVIII
In 2003, as a rookie offensive lineman for the Carolina Panthers, Jordan Gross was asked to buy a cappuccino machine. Jordan refused. Drama ensued. 13 years later, Bill Littlefield tells the story of The Curse of the Cappuccino Machine -- and gives Jordan a chance to apologize for his mistake.
3 Stories: No Rome 2024, NFL Authoritarianism, Football's Most Disliked Player
With Rio over, what does the future hold for the Olympics? Why might the NFL relax its uniform policy for a week? And who is the most disliked player in the NFL? Cindy Boren of The Washington Post and Vice Sports contributing editor Patrick Hruby join Bill Littlefield.